Link Windows Agents During Installation

Windows path for Nessus Agents:

C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus Agent\

-or-

C:\ProgramData\Tenable\Nessus Agent\

Nessus Agents can be deployed and linked on Windows through the msiexec command. See example below:

# msiexec /i NessusAgent-6.8-x64.msi NESSUS_GROUPS="Remote Agent Group 1"NESSUS_SERVER="172.26.23.34:8834" NESSUS_KEY=00a0927cb3df64d466ccd7ccbcc2d63fea1ea91f5ea5ebe22390a4d69caa6c6acf /qn

Note: To use the Nessus Agent command line tools on Windows, you must run cmd.exe as administrator.